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Prof. dr. Beatrice de Graaf. Foto: Milette Raats
15 June 2018
The Stevin Prize of 2.5 million euros is an individual award intended to foster knowledge transfer and serve as a token of appreciation in this regard.
15 June 2018
In the Movies & Science series we approach authenticity from three angles: art, nature and food. Organised by Studium Generale and Centre for the Humanities.
12 June 2018
The New Jerusalem is the latest book by poet and punk legend Patti Smith. This bilingual English-Dutch prose poem was translated by Onno Kosters.
4 June 2018
Frederic Kaplan's Time Machine FET Flagship CSA proposal, which the Descartes Center co-authored, may continue to the second round.
Dr. Liesbeth van de Grift. Foto: Ed van Rijswijk
31 May 2018
Liesbeth van de Grift will examine the contribution of consumer organisations to increased public participation within the EU.
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Events

Monday 18 June 2018 16:00 to 17:30
Nancy Tomes will report on the work she has been doing with Frank Huisman(UMCU) on the “accountability revolution” in late 20th c. biomedicine.
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Wednesday 20 June 2018 to Thursday 21 June 2018
The aim of the workshop is to shed light on the interplay of our vulnerability to bias and distortion and our capacity to outsmart such bias by reasoning.
Wednesday 20 June 2018 09:00 to Friday 22 June 2018 17:00
This conference is a follow-up event of COST Action IS1307 New Materialism: Networking European Scholarship on ‘How Matter comes to Matter.
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Wednesday 20 June 2018 12:45 to 14:00
It is often assumed that Chinese and western traditions are radical opposites. But is that opposition sound? Dascha Düring examined its hermeneutic validity.
Thursday 21 June 2018 09:30 to Friday 22 June 2018 16:00
This workshop explores the changing governance of medicine and the biomedical sciences in the second half of the twentieth century.
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New publications

12 June 2018
The New Jerusalem is the latest book by poet and punk legend Patti Smith. This bilingual English-Dutch prose poem was translated by Onno Kosters.
31 May 2018
The Media and Austerity examines the role of the news media in communicating and critiquing economic and social austerity measures in Europe since 2010.
31 May 2018
How the media has been complicit in sustaining free market capitalism.
25 May 2018
The book explores diffraction as a quantum understanding of difference and a new critical reading method. Editors: Birgit Kaiser and Kathrin Thiele.
18 May 2018
In this book, Merlijn Hurx argues that transformations in building organisation in 15th century Northern Europe laid the foundations for modern architecture.
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